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after years of playing dirty. and for lance armstrong, that price could just be starting at $12 million. cnn can now confirm that the sports insurance company that paid armstrong an eight figure bonus for winning the tour de france in 2002 and 2003 and 2004, well, that company has had it. and they are going to file a lawsuit. they made the decision. it's going to be filed as early as today to get the money back from armstrong. jeffy tillotson joins me from dallas, the attorney who will be headed to the courthouse to file that paperwork. mr. tillotson this has been talked about for a long time. there was something like an ultimatum, i believe you gave to mr. armstrong saying, pay up or else. is this the or else? >> that's correct, ashleigh. we made our demand for the return of the money we paid him for winning the tour de france races where the titles were stripped. mr. armstrong and his legal team have not complied with that demand. have publicly said he will not return prize money. we are left with little choice but to institute legal proceedings, which my client plans on doing. >> let
at the postal service. >>> plus, possible criminal charges against lance armstrong. federal investigators aren't giving up yet. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." cutting our pay. that's how one u.s. officer says u.s. troops view the recommendation for a smaller pay increase in 2014. no one goes into the military to get rich but most servicemen and women need every dollar in their paycheck. so worried that next paycheck may be smaller is not going over well among the troops. our pentagon correspondent barbara starr has the details. she's working the story. barbara, what's going on? >> wolf, in this town, there's nothing that causes more anxiety in budget politics than the concept of cutting the pay for the troops. but that is exactly what is on the table if congress and the president cannot reach an agreement on a spending plan. the troops usually are happy to see defense secretary leon panetta, smiles and handshakes all around. but days before he leaves office, panetta has bad news. he's proposing less money in their paycheck next year. panetta, a savvy washington operative in
involvement with the live hedge fund, who had lance armstrong as an endorser. have you seen any affect of the lance armstrong scandal affecting that business? >> not at all. quite the contrary. our live strong funds, target date series, remain top ranked by all of the major objective consultants, morningstar, bright scope studies, because of the risk adjusted returns they offer and value they offer to clients. on a broader level, american century remains committed to the global fight against cancer and in fact through our unique ownership structure, over 40% of our profits go to fight kearns and either even based diseases through our ownership by the institute for medical research. so we continue to be proud of the work we do on behalf of cancer fighting and live strong fund is chief among them. >> thank pup rich weiss, we appreciate you being with us. >>> to josh lipton now with a market flash. josh? >> tyler, royal caribbean cruises is choppy after warning that fuel year is below earning estimates. as the cruise ship company recorded a big impairment charge. but bookings are strong.
kind of felt bad for him. >> willie, you see this, like, lance armstrong quote, he's not going to give back any of his money? is this guy -- i'm just curious -- is lance armstrong perhaps the biggest jerk in american sporting history? i mean, he says i'm not -- >> ty cobb is up there. >> i'm not going to give back any of my money, the bonuses. you know, we taxpayers paid him through the u.s. postal service. >> which on its face is absurd. the fact that a bankrupt agency is sponsoring him. >> livestrong, and he's getting millions and millions of dollars. i understand there's an investigation that's going to be launched against him, but why doesn't he give that money back to the people whose lives he tried to destroy when they tried to tell him the truth? this guy is such a jerk. >> this wouldn't just be the right thing to do, it would be a good pr move if he's interested in rebuilding his image to give a little of the money back to some of those people. you mentioned there's a federal investigation we just learned about. drug distribution, fraud and conspiracy charges are going to be br
for daily use and a 30-tablet free trial. >>> tomorrow night, tyler hamilton returns to talk about lance armstrong's big deadline this week. the shamed cyclist has till tomorrow to tell the u.s. anti-doping agency about his drug taking.
, she should shut up. >> new details about lance armstrong's efforts to get back into the game. >>> and it's confirmed, the federal reserve was hacked. is our banking system secure enough? >>> among our guests this morning, janet robinson, a superintendent of the newtown public schools. anna deveer smith from the actress from nurse jackie is working with mayors against illegal guns. she'll join us to talk about this project. and saru jayaraman is exposing secrets of restaurants around the country. plus richard simmons joins us to talk about his new project too. it's thursday, february 7th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. our starting point this morning is bracing for the big one. right now there's a blizzard watch in effect for parts of new england. there's a winter storm heading to the northeast. it could be historic because it is expected to leave behind more than two feet of snow in some places with the first flakes falling tomorrow. we want to get right to indra petersons, she's tracking the weather for us out of atlanta. good morning. >> back on
and broke her leg. lance armstrong is under criminal investigation by the fed. the report comes hours after the u.s. attorneys said they would not reopen the case against him following his confession. however, the feds are investigating armstrong for obstruction of justice, witness tampering, intimidation for covering the scandal. this kid may have a future in the nba. he's 2 and he's good, making trick shot after trick shot. i nickname him lebron ii. throwing the ball around his house, he does not have the hand skills, dribbling skills, but does he have the range. this kid is unbelievable. in terms of doing this in a onesy. have you tried this? knowing you could easily snap a snap. >>gretchen: and a diaper. very cute. i love -- look, he has a pacifier. with a pacifier in his mouth, on his back, on the trampoline. >>gretchen: very good. he's going to get the biggest stuffed animal at the state fair. >>steve: he will get a full ride at the university of kentucky. speaking of babies, is the governor being a baby? governor perry of the great state of texas, and governor jerry brown, also known
announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> the price for coming clean could cost lance armstrong big bucks. a promotion company is filing a lawsuit today to recover more than $10 million. joe carter is here with the bleacher report. >> reporter: yes. the sports insurance company that paid armstrong millions of dollars in bonus money during his tour de france title wins wants the money back plus interest plus legal fees. on top of that multimillion dollar lawsuit that should be filed today, armstrong could be facing federal charges. abc news says investigators are looking into charging him with obstruction, intimidation and witness tampering. also in an effort to clean up the sport of cycling, usada, the anti-doping agency, is giving armstrong two weeks to decide if he wants to speak with agency investigators under oath. the original deadline was yesterday. armstrong must come clean and tell them everything he knows, if he wants any shot at that lifetime bank reconsidered. >>> after winning the super bowl on sunday, partying in the streets of baltimore on tuesday, ray lewis was in
against lance armstrong despite the fact he recently admitted that he used performance enhancing drugs throughout his cycling career and lied about it. the u.s. attorney who initially decided not to go after armstrong says the statements haven't changed his view, but the government will continue to monitor the situation. >>> talk about flipping out. this teenaged girl was appearing before a miami-dade circuit judge for drug possession. watch what happens when things don't go her way. [ bleep ]. >> come back again. come back again. >> not a good idea to flip off the judge. >> classy. she was hauled back in front of the judge and slapped with 30 days in jail for contempt of court. and kristen wiig has joined the cast of one of the year's most anticipated movies. anchorman 2. the film's director celebrated by tweeting kristen wiig is officially on board. cannon ball! >> for us it's life. it's life. >> yeah. >> i still can't get over the flipping off. unbelievable. all right. 49 past the hour. people in the northeast are bracing for what could be, what, a big winter storm this week. you've
hurdle now for disgraced cycling legend lance armstrong. a texas promotions company is suing him for more than $12 million for what it calls the most outrageous, cold-hearted and elaborate lie in the history of sports. they want armstrong to return bonus money for winning the tour de france in 2002, 2003, and 2004. but there's more than money at stake. this lawsuit may force armstrong to testify, which could expose him to criminal charges if he lies under oath. >>> well, the proof is in the briefs. forget the hem line index. experts have found another indicator of economic growth. pay attention, christine. fashion observers at a u.k. underwear and swim wear site find men buy more colorful undergarments when the economy is booming. they return to their fail safe black and grey when things aren't going so well. >> the american flag with the smiley face. all right. very serious news this morning. >> a little bit of everything for you this morning. >>> our national debate over mammograms and how often to get them, it's back in the headlines. and the new study that could change your doctor's m
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